Wednesday, January 03, 2007

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Study Finds Racial Disparities In Survival Rates Of Colon Cancer Patients With Health Insurance
Today, January 03, 2007, 1 hour ago
Among people with health insurance, blacks have the highest colon cancer mortality rate, according to a study published Thursday in the online edition of the journal Cancer, HealthDay/Forbes reports. For the study, researchers examined data on 10,585 whites, 1,479 blacks, 985 Hispanics and 909 Asians and Pacific Islanders who were diagnosed with colorectal cancer between 1993 and 1998. [click link for full article]

Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Declining In Popularity, Raleigh News & Observer Reports
Today, January 03, 2007, 2 hours ago
The Raleigh News & Observer on Thursday examined how pharmaceutical sales representatives, who were "once welcomed by doctors as the bearers of golf outings and days at the spa, have been pushed by many physicians to the margins of their practices. [click link for full article]

Toward Pinpointing The Location Of Bacterial Infections
Today, January 03, 2007, 3 hours ago
In an advance in the emerging field of bacterial imaging, scientists are reporting development of a method for identifying specific sites of localized bacterial infections in living animals. Bradley D. Smith at the University of Notre Dame and colleagues describe the method in a report scheduled for the Jan. 10 edition of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a weekly publication. [click link for full article]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Agrees To Settle Federal Investigation Of Pricing, Sales, Marketing Practices For $499M
Today, January 03, 2007, 3 hours ago
Bristol-Myers Squibb on Thursday announced a proposed $499 million settlement for a federal investigation into the company's pricing and marketing practices, the Newark Star-Ledger reports (Jordan, Newark Star-Ledger, 12/22). The settlement -- which has been tentatively accepted by BMS, the Department of Justice and the U.S. [click link for full article]

Lupin Pharmaceuticals Announces Tentative Approval Of Generic ZOLOFT(R)
Today, January 03, 2007, 4 hours ago
Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted tentative approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets, 25mg, 50mg and 100mg. Final approval is expected upon the expiration of the first ANDA filer's 180-day marketing exclusivity in February 2007. [click link for full article]

MRSA - Advanced Ozone Technology To Be Trialled In Hospitals
Today, January 03, 2007, 4 hours ago
Stockport-based environmental hygiene specialist Steritrox has been awarded a research grant to develop their advanced ozone system to combat the growing threat to public health of MRSA, Clostridium Difficile and other acquired infections in hospitals. [click link for full article]

Studies Examine Menopause Treatments, Oral Contraception To Eliminate Monthly Periods, Stem Cell Generation Techniques

Rhode Island Announces Requirement For Low Premium Wellness Health Benefit Plan

Mechanism Of Black Cohosh Versus Hot Flashes Revealed

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger's Focus On Health Care In 2007 Could Spur National Efforts For Health System Change

More Hispanic Women Leaving Workforce Immediately After Childbirth

Clinical Simulation Technology Used To Improve Communication Of Medical Teams And Improve Patient Safety

Independent Birthing Center Saving District Of Columbia $800,000 Annually In Health Costs

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